TestBeds Catalyst artist Phillip Stanier in 'I talk to the trees but they don't listen to me' an outdoor piece in Luton's Hightown ©Rachel Cherry
frequently asked questions
What is a sense of place: arts, enterprise and placemaking?
A sense of place: arts, enterprise and placemaking is an interdisciplinary conference that will bring together arts funders, policymakers in local and regional government, artists and academics through a discussion of the impact of art practice on ‘a sense of place’.
Can I still submit a paper for the conference?
the first call of papers has now closed, however there is an extended call for papers currently open. The University of Bedfordshire is particularly interested in hearing from academics and professionals engaged in urban design, town planning and human geography. The perspective of how these fields engage with arts and culture to design and regenerate public spaces would be welcomed.
I want to attend the conference. Where can I book tickets?
You can now buy tickets for A Sense of Place on our website.
Can I get a discount on a ticket?
There will be a range of ticket price tiers with substantial discounts for particular groups. Please check out our ticket pricing tiers for more information.
Are there Early-bird tickets for other categories aside from standard ticket prices?
As there is already a substantial discount on non-standard ticket tiers, we are unable to offer a discount on these tickets.
I don't need my ticket anymore. Can I get a refund?
Yes. The refund procedure can be found here.
Are there terms and conditions attached to my ticket?
Yes. Please take the time to read them here.
How do I get to the conference?
Luton is well connected for car, train, and even air travel. We have detailed travel instructions here.
Will hospitality be provided?
There will be food and drink provided throughout the conference. Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements when you book your ticket.
Will accommodation be provided?
Unfortunately we are not able to provide accommodation. There are many excellent hotels in the area and we have identified a few options that are well situated for the conference here.
Can I purchase more than one ticket at a time, for example, for myself and a colleague?
Yes. However when using the online booking system, please ensure you do this before adding the first ticket to your basket. For more assistance with the online booking process, please read these instructions.